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    Robert Hay

    The British Numismatic Journal and Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society

    /1997 Numismatics Periodicals

    itical opinions and who had a virtually professional sensitivity to seditious propaganda real or perceived It was not an unusual eighteenth century practice to invent a pseudonym simply by using as initials certain letters of one s name the first letter of a forename and the last of one s surname for example If this is the case here then R Y might conceivably suggest the collector William Robert Hay 1761 1839 Although Hay s formal practice was to use both his forenames or more usually his initials his preferred Christian name inherited from his uncle and godfather Robert Hay Drummond archbishop of York 1761 76 seems to have been Robert and to his radical detractors in the days of his notoriety after Peterloo he became known us the Reverend Robert Rednose 2 If Hay is o


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    Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. 141st Buy or Bid Sale



    ed remains of specific organs In this case we have Imsety who was the protector of the liver Imsety shown wearing a wide wig the eyes and ears with traces of painted black detail In excellent condition with the only restoration to the end of his nose as it was partially lost Sold at Sotheby s New York Antiquities and Islamic Art Tues June 18 1991 Lot 369 H 4 7 8 W 5 1 4 Provenance Robert Hay Linplum 1799 1863 collected in Egypt 1824 1839 C Granville Way Boston acquired by his father from the Hay Collection Robert Hay first visited Egypt as an officer in the Royal Navy in 1824 and was so taken with the country that he returned repeatedly between 1828 and 1839 He made a number of trips down the Nile collecting antiquities and recording monuments with a number of accomplished


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    Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. 141st Buy or Bid Sale



    ed remains of specific organs In this case we have Imsety who was the protector of the liver Imsety shown wearing a wide wig the eyes and ears with traces of painted black detail In excellent condition with the only restoration to the end of his nose as it was partially lost Sold at Sotheby s New York Antiquities and Islamic Art Tues June 18 1991 Lot 369 H 4 7 8 W 5 1 4 Provenance Robert Hay Linplum 1799 1863 collected in Egypt 1824 1839 C Granville Way Boston acquired by his father from the Hay Collection Robert Hay first visited Egypt as an officer in the Royal Navy in 1824 and was so taken with the country that he returned repeatedly between 1828 and 1839 He made a number of trips down the Nile collecting antiquities and recording monuments with a number of accomplished


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    The British Numismatic Journal and Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society

    /1997 Numismatics Periodicals

    itical opinions and who had a virtually professional sensitivity to seditious propaganda real or perceived It was not an unusual eighteenth century practice to invent a pseudonym simply by using as initials certain letters of one s name the first letter of a forename and the last of one s surname for example If this is the case here then R Y might conceivably suggest the collector William Robert Hay 1761 1839 Although Hay s formal practice was to use both his forenames or more usually his initials his preferred Christian name inherited from his uncle and godfather Robert Hay Drummond archbishop of York 1761 76 seems to have been Robert and to his radical detractors in the days of his notoriety after Peterloo he became known us the Reverend Robert Rednose 2 If Hay is o


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    Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. 141st Buy or Bid Sale



    ed remains of specific organs In this case we have Imsety who was the protector of the liver Imsety shown wearing a wide wig the eyes and ears with traces of painted black detail In excellent condition with the only restoration to the end of his nose as it was partially lost Sold at Sotheby s New York Antiquities and Islamic Art Tues June 18 1991 Lot 369 H 4 7 8 W 5 1 4 Provenance Robert Hay Linplum 1799 1863 collected in Egypt 1824 1839 C Granville Way Boston acquired by his father from the Hay Collection Robert Hay first visited Egypt as an officer in the Royal Navy in 1824 and was so taken with the country that he returned repeatedly between 1828 and 1839 He made a number of trips down the Nile collecting antiquities and recording monuments with a number of accomplished


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    The British Numismatic Journal and Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society

    /1997 Numismatics Periodicals

    itical opinions and who had a virtually professional sensitivity to seditious propaganda real or perceived It was not an unusual eighteenth century practice to invent a pseudonym simply by using as initials certain letters of one s name the first letter of a forename and the last of one s surname for example If this is the case here then R Y might conceivably suggest the collector William Robert Hay 1761 1839 Although Hay s formal practice was to use both his forenames or more usually his initials his preferred Christian name inherited from his uncle and godfather Robert Hay Drummond archbishop of York 1761 76 seems to have been Robert and to his radical detractors in the days of his notoriety after Peterloo he became known us the Reverend Robert Rednose 2 If Hay is o


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    The British Numismatic Journal and Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society

    /2011 Numismatics Periodicals

    l currency and presumably by Lutwyche Pye s original engraving of D H la had been published on 1 March 1795 and both Hammond and Spence in the various manifestations of their catalogues put out in the spring and summer of that year refer only to 3 Samuel 1880 89 29 November 1882 578 9 D H Norfolk 14 16 Pye 1795 pi 5 3 and Index iii Pye 1801 pi 38 8 and Index 15 In William Robert Hay s interleaved copy of Pye 1795 now in the possession of the present writer Samuel Robert Hamer a previous owner notes at plate 21 that the Jobson reverse is not the same as the Bolingbroke obverse but simply of similar design 4 Waters 1954 21 5 Birchall 1796 83 no 6 Denton and Prattent 1796 pi 75 Conder 1798 122 no 1 6 D H 217 7 For an index of edges see Atkins 1892 397


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    The British Numismatic Journal and Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society

    /1999 Numismatics Periodicals

    and several other tokens To the ingenuity of the same person the public is indebted for a series of half halfpence as he has called them and some halfpence and pence the prototypes of which are genuine halfpenny tokens Pye as in n 3 p 4 5 William Mainwaring ob 1 794 was not a manufacturer as such a token engraver he worked for Lutwyche who bought his dies after his death William Robert Hay quoted in D W Dykes Who was R Y Searching for an Identity BNJ 67 1997 120


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    The British Numismatic Journal and Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society

    /1999 Numismatics Periodicals

    began this address Evidently the brothers operated on a com paratively large scale but if so and here one returns to our original conundrum why is there only the most exiguous mention of either Westwood in Pye s catalogue and why are all the tokens that one would assume to have been struck by them attributed to Hancock whom Digges refers to as Obadiah s die sinker Even the diligent William Robert Hay briskly sniffing out the coineries of Birmingham and grangerising his catalogues with the information he unearthed makes no mention of the Westwoods apparently substantial business 4 The explanation must lie in John Westwood s bankruptcy and perhaps too in the dubious nature of his character and that of his brother a factor of some significance in a town where busi ness might be sharp bu


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    The British Numismatic Journal and Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society

    /2003 Numismatics Periodicals

    nsive collection of contemporary ephemera 10 All these authors were using contemporary local evidential material to establish accurate attributions and to bring some degree of scholarly interpretation to their subject A year earlier Samuel Henry Hamer 1859 1 930 PL 12c an engineer and lathe maker from Halifax had published a selection of the annotations the contemporary collector William Robert Hay had made in his copies of the 1796 3 The notes appeared m The Bazaar between 29 December 1880 and 28 August 1889 The notes seem to have petered out in August 1889 although they were subscribed To be continued 6 For Samuel see R C Bell Commercial Coins 1787 1804 Newcastle upon Tyne 1963 pp 303 6 and Richard Thomas Samuel 1831 1906 BNJ XXXII 1963 168 73 Bell says that Samuel c


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    The British Numismatic Journal and Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society

    /1999 Numismatics Periodicals

    and several other tokens To the ingenuity of the same person the public is indebted for a series of half halfpence as he has called them and some halfpence and pence the prototypes of which are genuine halfpenny tokens Pye as in n 3 p 4 5 William Mainwaring ob 1 794 was not a manufacturer as such a token engraver he worked for Lutwyche who bought his dies after his death William Robert Hay quoted in D W Dykes Who was R Y Searching for an Identity BNJ 67 1997 120


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    The British Numismatic Journal and Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society

    /1999 Numismatics Periodicals

    began this address Evidently the brothers operated on a com paratively large scale but if so and here one returns to our original conundrum why is there only the most exiguous mention of either Westwood in Pye s catalogue and why are all the tokens that one would assume to have been struck by them attributed to Hancock whom Digges refers to as Obadiah s die sinker Even the diligent William Robert Hay briskly sniffing out the coineries of Birmingham and grangerising his catalogues with the information he unearthed makes no mention of the Westwoods apparently substantial business 4 The explanation must lie in John Westwood s bankruptcy and perhaps too in the dubious nature of his character and that of his brother a factor of some significance in a town where busi ness might be sharp bu


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    The British Numismatic Journal and Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society

    /2001 Numismatics Periodicals

    nued at Heath Forge until sometime between 1781 and 1783 But by the latter year William Jorden seems to have left the area Walter the brother arrested for debt in 1767 had gone much earlier to start a new life in Canada 6 Apart from this family background sketchy in itself nothing is known of John Stubbs Jorden until he first surfaces in a numismatic context in 1792 The collector William Robert Hay recorded in his annotated copy of the Virtuoso s Companion that the End of Pain Rev Pandora s Breeches token page 8 31 D H Middlesex 829 was Executed as a Joke by Mess r Jourden Hancock The Head of Priestley by Hancock The die on which Pandoras sic Breeches were sunk having broke after a few impressions were struck off they executed an r Rev as in N 30 D H Middlesex


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    The British Numismatic Journal and Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society

    /2003 Numismatics Periodicals

    nsive collection of contemporary ephemera 10 All these authors were using contemporary local evidential material to establish accurate attributions and to bring some degree of scholarly interpretation to their subject A year earlier Samuel Henry Hamer 1859 1 930 PL 12c an engineer and lathe maker from Halifax had published a selection of the annotations the contemporary collector William Robert Hay had made in his copies of the 1796 3 The notes appeared m The Bazaar between 29 December 1880 and 28 August 1889 The notes seem to have petered out in August 1889 although they were subscribed To be continued 6 For Samuel see R C Bell Commercial Coins 1787 1804 Newcastle upon Tyne 1963 pp 303 6 and Richard Thomas Samuel 1831 1906 BNJ XXXII 1963 168 73 Bell says that Samuel c


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    The British Numismatic Journal and Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society

    /1999 Numismatics Periodicals

    and several other tokens To the ingenuity of the same person the public is indebted for a series of half halfpence as he has called them and some halfpence and pence the prototypes of which are genuine halfpenny tokens Pye as in n 3 p 4 5 William Mainwaring ob 1 794 was not a manufacturer as such a token engraver he worked for Lutwyche who bought his dies after his death William Robert Hay quoted in D W Dykes Who was R Y Searching for an Identity BNJ 67 1997 120


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    The British Numismatic Journal and Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society

    /1999 Numismatics Periodicals

    began this address Evidently the brothers operated on a com paratively large scale but if so and here one returns to our original conundrum why is there only the most exiguous mention of either Westwood in Pye s catalogue and why are all the tokens that one would assume to have been struck by them attributed to Hancock whom Digges refers to as Obadiah s die sinker Even the diligent William Robert Hay briskly sniffing out the coineries of Birmingham and grangerising his catalogues with the information he unearthed makes no mention of the Westwoods apparently substantial business 4 The explanation must lie in John Westwood s bankruptcy and perhaps too in the dubious nature of his character and that of his brother a factor of some significance in a town where busi ness might be sharp bu


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    The British Numismatic Journal and Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society

    /2001 Numismatics Periodicals

    nued at Heath Forge until sometime between 1781 and 1783 But by the latter year William Jorden seems to have left the area Walter the brother arrested for debt in 1767 had gone much earlier to start a new life in Canada 6 Apart from this family background sketchy in itself nothing is known of John Stubbs Jorden until he first surfaces in a numismatic context in 1792 The collector William Robert Hay recorded in his annotated copy of the Virtuoso s Companion that the End of Pain Rev Pandora s Breeches token page 8 31 D H Middlesex 829 was Executed as a Joke by Mess r Jourden Hancock The Head of Priestley by Hancock The die on which Pandoras sic Breeches were sunk having broke after a few impressions were struck off they executed an r Rev as in N 30 D H Middlesex


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    The British Numismatic Journal and Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society

    /2003 Numismatics Periodicals

    nsive collection of contemporary ephemera 10 All these authors were using contemporary local evidential material to establish accurate attributions and to bring some degree of scholarly interpretation to their subject A year earlier Samuel Henry Hamer 1859 1 930 PL 12c an engineer and lathe maker from Halifax had published a selection of the annotations the contemporary collector William Robert Hay had made in his copies of the 1796 3 The notes appeared m The Bazaar between 29 December 1880 and 28 August 1889 The notes seem to have petered out in August 1889 although they were subscribed To be continued 6 For Samuel see R C Bell Commercial Coins 1787 1804 Newcastle upon Tyne 1963 pp 303 6 and Richard Thomas Samuel 1831 1906 BNJ XXXII 1963 168 73 Bell says that Samuel c


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    The British Numismatic Journal and Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society

    /2007 Numismatics Periodicals

    st prevalent and regular in the latter part of the year 1794 but the timing of the first catalogues would suggest that he might have been slightly premature w Banks Ms Catalogue 71 nos 161 167 SSB 1 90 161 and SSB 191 7 Bcaringin mind Miss Banks s avidity in collecting tokens her dates of acquisition are a not unreasonable guide to the tokens dates of issue 58 The collector William Robert Hay for example Mortey 1971 74 Part 111 46 and passim Sec also n 2 above Banks Ms Catalogue 95 no 75 SSB 192 75 Salter and 98 no 99 SSB 192 99 Bhtckfriars for example a For the range of Skidmore penny medalets see D H Middx 105 10 and 154 64 61 One cannot posit a precise date for Skidmore s acquisition of the Spcncc dies because of the vagueness of the available evidenc


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    The British Numismatic Journal and Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society

    /2007 Numismatics Periodicals

    ns or Tokens issued between the Years 1787 and 1796 London and Birmingham Pye C 1 801 Provincial Coins and tokens issued from the Year 1787 to the Year 1801 Birmingham and London Pye C 1 80 1 1916 A Representation of Provincial Copper Tokens Tokens of Trade and Cards of Address circulated between 1787 and 1801 S 1 edu A W Waters ed Leamington Spa R Y William Robert Hay 1797 GM 67 June 1797 471 Letter 7 May Samuel R T J 1S84 Provincial Copper Coins or Tokens of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries Bedfordshire Flitwick The Bazaar The Exchange and Mart 19 March 300 Sharp T 1834 A Catalogue of Provincial Copper Coins Tokens Tickets and Medaiets in the Collection of Sir George Chetwynd Baronet London Sh ephard G


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    The Bankers Magazine [vol. 26]

    /1872

    The National Bank of Commerce of New York No 31 Nassau St Originally Chartered February 9 1839 Date of Charter as a National Bank January 19 1865 Presidcnt y Robert Lenox Kennedy Vice President George T Adee Cashier Henry F Vail Assistant Cashier Richard King Second Assistant Cashier Samuel C Moore Notary Public George H Carey Directors elected January 1872 Robert Hay Charles H Russell John A Stevens Joseph Sampson John C Green Edwin D Morgan Adam Nome Denning Duer Abiel A Low R Warren Weston John J Astor Capital December 1871 10 000 000 Surplus profits 3 223 000 2 The American Exchange National Bank of New York No 128 Broadway Originally Chartered April 18 1838 Date of Charter as a National Bank July 6 1865 President


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    The British Numismatic Journal and Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society

    /1999 Numismatics Periodicals

    and several other tokens To the ingenuity of the same person the public is indebted for a series of half halfpence as he has called them and some halfpence and pence the prototypes of which are genuine halfpenny tokens Pye as in n 3 p 4 5 William Mainwaring ob 1 794 was not a manufacturer as such a token engraver he worked for Lutwyche who bought his dies after his death William Robert Hay quoted in D W Dykes Who was R Y Searching for an Identity BNJ 67 1997 120


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    The British Numismatic Journal and Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society

    /1999 Numismatics Periodicals

    began this address Evidently the brothers operated on a com paratively large scale but if so and here one returns to our original conundrum why is there only the most exiguous mention of either Westwood in Pye s catalogue and why are all the tokens that one would assume to have been struck by them attributed to Hancock whom Digges refers to as Obadiah s die sinker Even the diligent William Robert Hay briskly sniffing out the coineries of Birmingham and grangerising his catalogues with the information he unearthed makes no mention of the Westwoods apparently substantial business 4 The explanation must lie in John Westwood s bankruptcy and perhaps too in the dubious nature of his character and that of his brother a factor of some significance in a town where busi ness might be sharp bu


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    The British Numismatic Journal and Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society

    /2001 Numismatics Periodicals

    nued at Heath Forge until sometime between 1781 and 1783 But by the latter year William Jorden seems to have left the area Walter the brother arrested for debt in 1767 had gone much earlier to start a new life in Canada 6 Apart from this family background sketchy in itself nothing is known of John Stubbs Jorden until he first surfaces in a numismatic context in 1792 The collector William Robert Hay recorded in his annotated copy of the Virtuoso s Companion that the End of Pain Rev Pandora s Breeches token page 8 31 D H Middlesex 829 was Executed as a Joke by Mess r Jourden Hancock The Head of Priestley by Hancock The die on which Pandoras sic Breeches were sunk having broke after a few impressions were struck off they executed an r Rev as in N 30 D H Middlesex


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    The British Numismatic Journal and Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society

    /2003 Numismatics Periodicals

    nsive collection of contemporary ephemera 10 All these authors were using contemporary local evidential material to establish accurate attributions and to bring some degree of scholarly interpretation to their subject A year earlier Samuel Henry Hamer 1859 1 930 PL 12c an engineer and lathe maker from Halifax had published a selection of the annotations the contemporary collector William Robert Hay had made in his copies of the 1796 3 The notes appeared m The Bazaar between 29 December 1880 and 28 August 1889 The notes seem to have petered out in August 1889 although they were subscribed To be continued 6 For Samuel see R C Bell Commercial Coins 1787 1804 Newcastle upon Tyne 1963 pp 303 6 and Richard Thomas Samuel 1831 1906 BNJ XXXII 1963 168 73 Bell says that Samuel c


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    The British Numismatic Journal and Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society

    /2007 Numismatics Periodicals

    st prevalent and regular in the latter part of the year 1794 but the timing of the first catalogues would suggest that he might have been slightly premature w Banks Ms Catalogue 71 nos 161 167 SSB 1 90 161 and SSB 191 7 Bcaringin mind Miss Banks s avidity in collecting tokens her dates of acquisition are a not unreasonable guide to the tokens dates of issue 58 The collector William Robert Hay for example Mortey 1971 74 Part 111 46 and passim Sec also n 2 above Banks Ms Catalogue 95 no 75 SSB 192 75 Salter and 98 no 99 SSB 192 99 Bhtckfriars for example a For the range of Skidmore penny medalets see D H Middx 105 10 and 154 64 61 One cannot posit a precise date for Skidmore s acquisition of the Spcncc dies because of the vagueness of the available evidenc


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    The British Numismatic Journal and Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society

    /2007 Numismatics Periodicals

    ns or Tokens issued between the Years 1787 and 1796 London and Birmingham Pye C 1 801 Provincial Coins and tokens issued from the Year 1787 to the Year 1801 Birmingham and London Pye C 1 80 1 1916 A Representation of Provincial Copper Tokens Tokens of Trade and Cards of Address circulated between 1787 and 1801 S 1 edu A W Waters ed Leamington Spa R Y William Robert Hay 1797 GM 67 June 1797 471 Letter 7 May Samuel R T J 1S84 Provincial Copper Coins or Tokens of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries Bedfordshire Flitwick The Bazaar The Exchange and Mart 19 March 300 Sharp T 1834 A Catalogue of Provincial Copper Coins Tokens Tickets and Medaiets in the Collection of Sir George Chetwynd Baronet London Sh ephard G


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    The Numismatist, Vol. 19 (1906)

    /1906

    Token Collectors whose interest in the subject extends beyond the mere accumulation of specimens will always appreciate such information as may from time to time be discovered The Virtuoso s Companion in 2V0ls C Pye s Octavo Plates and Samuel Birchall s List of Tokens are books known to most collectors These to which I am about to refer were formerly the property of the late Rev William Robert Hay M A joint issuer with two other gentlemen of the Buxton Tokens of which a statement will appear in due course He was Vicar of Rochdale in 1820 he died December 10th 1839 aged 78 The books engravings he evidently subscribed for and had them and Birchall s List of Tokens bound in whole calf of uniform size viz 9i inches deep by 7 inches wide They are all interleaved and as t


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    The Numismatist, Vol. 19 (1906)

    /1906

    Token Collectors whose interest in the subject extends beyond the mere accumulation of specimens will always appreciate such information as may from time to time be discovered The Virtuoso s Companion in 2V0ls C Pye s Octavo Plates and Samuel Birchall s List of Tokens are books known to most collectors These to which I am about to refer were formerly the property of the late Rev William Robert Hay M A joint issuer with two other gentlemen of the Buxton Tokens of which a statement will appear in due course He was Vicar of Rochdale in 1820 he died December 10th 1839 aged 78 The books engravings he evidently subscribed for and had them and Birchall s List of Tokens bound in whole calf of uniform size viz 9i inches deep by 7 inches wide They are all interleaved and as t


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 41, No. 4

    7/1/2007

    all in my post office box Your thoughtful insights were again on the mark and the articles of interest as well But I especially wanted to thank Pete Smith and his three editors for publishing the EAC Guide to Early American Coppers There s a wealth of information all in one place when a question arises Well done FROM THE INTERNET Gene Anderson NEW MEMBERS Joining since our last report are Robert Hay Matt Channell Jamie Yakes Louis Weissman Gary Hahn Dale Bunyard Dennis Deisenroth Colin Simmons Patrick Fletcher Ralph Weltman and Todd Belamy Region 8 currently has 419 members MEMBER COMMENTS You know it s Spring when several EAC members who did not attend the EAC convention make their appeal for the EAC Sale prices to be posted Craig Hamling stated that he only reads the Region 8


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    The Bankers Magazine [vol. 26]

    /1872

    The National Bank of Commerce of New York No 31 Nassau St Originally Chartered February 9 1839 Date of Charter as a National Bank January 19 1865 Presidcnt y Robert Lenox Kennedy Vice President George T Adee Cashier Henry F Vail Assistant Cashier Richard King Second Assistant Cashier Samuel C Moore Notary Public George H Carey Directors elected January 1872 Robert Hay Charles H Russell John A Stevens Joseph Sampson John C Green Edwin D Morgan Adam Nome Denning Duer Abiel A Low R Warren Weston John J Astor Capital December 1871 10 000 000 Surplus profits 3 223 000 2 The American Exchange National Bank of New York No 128 Broadway Originally Chartered April 18 1838 Date of Charter as a National Bank July 6 1865 President


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    Harper's Weekly

    1/1/1890 Numismatics; Periodicals



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    The British Numismatic Journal and Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society

    /1999 Numismatics Periodicals

    and several other tokens To the ingenuity of the same person the public is indebted for a series of half halfpence as he has called them and some halfpence and pence the prototypes of which are genuine halfpenny tokens Pye as in n 3 p 4 5 William Mainwaring ob 1 794 was not a manufacturer as such a token engraver he worked for Lutwyche who bought his dies after his death William Robert Hay quoted in D W Dykes Who was R Y Searching for an Identity BNJ 67 1997 120


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    The British Numismatic Journal and Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society

    /1999 Numismatics Periodicals

    began this address Evidently the brothers operated on a com paratively large scale but if so and here one returns to our original conundrum why is there only the most exiguous mention of either Westwood in Pye s catalogue and why are all the tokens that one would assume to have been struck by them attributed to Hancock whom Digges refers to as Obadiah s die sinker Even the diligent William Robert Hay briskly sniffing out the coineries of Birmingham and grangerising his catalogues with the information he unearthed makes no mention of the Westwoods apparently substantial business 4 The explanation must lie in John Westwood s bankruptcy and perhaps too in the dubious nature of his character and that of his brother a factor of some significance in a town where busi ness might be sharp bu


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    The British Numismatic Journal and Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society

    /2001 Numismatics Periodicals

    nued at Heath Forge until sometime between 1781 and 1783 But by the latter year William Jorden seems to have left the area Walter the brother arrested for debt in 1767 had gone much earlier to start a new life in Canada 6 Apart from this family background sketchy in itself nothing is known of John Stubbs Jorden until he first surfaces in a numismatic context in 1792 The collector William Robert Hay recorded in his annotated copy of the Virtuoso s Companion that the End of Pain Rev Pandora s Breeches token page 8 31 D H Middlesex 829 was Executed as a Joke by Mess r Jourden Hancock The Head of Priestley by Hancock The die on which Pandoras sic Breeches were sunk having broke after a few impressions were struck off they executed an r Rev as in N 30 D H Middlesex


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    The British Numismatic Journal and Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society

    /2003 Numismatics Periodicals

    nsive collection of contemporary ephemera 10 All these authors were using contemporary local evidential material to establish accurate attributions and to bring some degree of scholarly interpretation to their subject A year earlier Samuel Henry Hamer 1859 1 930 PL 12c an engineer and lathe maker from Halifax had published a selection of the annotations the contemporary collector William Robert Hay had made in his copies of the 1796 3 The notes appeared m The Bazaar between 29 December 1880 and 28 August 1889 The notes seem to have petered out in August 1889 although they were subscribed To be continued 6 For Samuel see R C Bell Commercial Coins 1787 1804 Newcastle upon Tyne 1963 pp 303 6 and Richard Thomas Samuel 1831 1906 BNJ XXXII 1963 168 73 Bell says that Samuel c


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    The British Numismatic Journal and Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society

    /2007 Numismatics Periodicals

    st prevalent and regular in the latter part of the year 1794 but the timing of the first catalogues would suggest that he might have been slightly premature w Banks Ms Catalogue 71 nos 161 167 SSB 1 90 161 and SSB 191 7 Bcaringin mind Miss Banks s avidity in collecting tokens her dates of acquisition are a not unreasonable guide to the tokens dates of issue 58 The collector William Robert Hay for example Mortey 1971 74 Part 111 46 and passim Sec also n 2 above Banks Ms Catalogue 95 no 75 SSB 192 75 Salter and 98 no 99 SSB 192 99 Bhtckfriars for example a For the range of Skidmore penny medalets see D H Middx 105 10 and 154 64 61 One cannot posit a precise date for Skidmore s acquisition of the Spcncc dies because of the vagueness of the available evidenc


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    The British Numismatic Journal and Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society

    /2007 Numismatics Periodicals

    ns or Tokens issued between the Years 1787 and 1796 London and Birmingham Pye C 1 801 Provincial Coins and tokens issued from the Year 1787 to the Year 1801 Birmingham and London Pye C 1 80 1 1916 A Representation of Provincial Copper Tokens Tokens of Trade and Cards of Address circulated between 1787 and 1801 S 1 edu A W Waters ed Leamington Spa R Y William Robert Hay 1797 GM 67 June 1797 471 Letter 7 May Samuel R T J 1S84 Provincial Copper Coins or Tokens of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries Bedfordshire Flitwick The Bazaar The Exchange and Mart 19 March 300 Sharp T 1834 A Catalogue of Provincial Copper Coins Tokens Tickets and Medaiets in the Collection of Sir George Chetwynd Baronet London Sh ephard G


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    The British Numismatic Journal and Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society

    /2011 Numismatics Periodicals

    tradesman perpetually haunted by the spectre of debt in a society dependent on credit 14 10 Williams Hammond 1795 15 no 150 Spence 1795a 35 no 245 Hammond 1795 30 Spence 1795b 11 Pye 1795 Index iii Pye 1801 Index 15 12 Hay s interleaved copy of Pye 1795 at pi 21 In the inserted index of his own collection Hay notes that the token was false See also R Y William Robert Hay GM 66 1796 October 837 8 Hay may of course have identified Morgan from Pye s 1791 Birmingham Directory see n 13 below 13 Pye 1791 53 Interestingly St Paul s Square was also the address given for William Luckcock Simmons Gilt Watch chain and Toy maker the manufacturer of the shop ticket of the Wolverhampton liquor merchant Thomas Bevan D H Staffordshire 26 14 Morgan is


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    The British Numismatic Journal and Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society

    /2011 Numismatics Periodicals

    Birmingham Pye C 1795 Provincial Copper Coins or Tokens issued between the Years 1787 and 1796 London and Birmingham Pye C 1796 GM 66 December 992 Pye C 1801 Provincial Coins and tokens issued from the Year 1787 to the Year 1801 Birmingham and London Raven J 1977 The Urban and Industrial Songs of the Black Country and Birmingham Wolverhampton R Y William Robert Hay 1796 GM 66 September 754 and October 837 8 Samuel R T 1880 89 Provincial Copper Coins or Tokens of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries Northamptonshire Northampton The Bazaar The Exchange and Mart 29 November 1882 578 9 Sharp T 1834 A Catalogue of Provincial Copper Coins Tokens Tickets and Medalets in the Collection of Sir George Chetwynd Baronet L


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    Harper's New Monthly Magazine

    /1879 Numismatics Periodicals

    nse of humor to appre ciate their point when introduced as they were in the height of his moral passion against what he thought the sins of Grant s administration On the other hand there were occa sions when he seemed singularly obtuse to the most exquisite examples of humor In 1853 was published a book which ranks with the most fascinating of all modem biographies the Life of Benja min Robert Hay don Historical Painter from his Autobiography and Journals edited and compiled by Tom Taylor It is one of the mysteries of what is called literary success that this work should not have obtained a circulation almost equal to Uncle Tom s Cabin Speaking only as one reader I can say that at the time they were published I happened to take up each work early in the evening of one day and it


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    Harper's New Monthly Magazine

    /1888 Numismatics Periodicals

    RATIONS Drinking through the Ice 506 Lying in Walt 509 Head of male Caribou 507 Head of female Caribou 511 CARNAVALET HOTEL THE See Museum of the History of Paris A 826 CATTLE HOLSTEIN FRIESIAN S Hoxie 363 ILLUSTRATIONS A Group of the Aaggie Family 367 Holstelu Bull Netherland Prince 370 A Group of Uie ClothHde Family 369 CENTRAL STATE THE ITS PHYSICAL FEATURES AND RESOURCES J Robert Hay U S G S 39 Ogden Monument Map ILLUBTRATtONB Street Scene in Wichita 44 First Avenue Hutchinson looking east from Main Street 45 The Capitol Topeka 46 Kansas Avenue Topeka showing Post offlce 47 Fifth Street Leavenworth looking north from Cherokee Street 50 _ 39 lap of Kansas showing Contonr and Drainage 40 The Gypsum Hills 41 Section in Rnssell County showing Gc oiogical Formations


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